Eye on the NLRB
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency charged by Congress with protecting workers’ rights to organize and form unions, and remedying unfair labor practices from employers and unions alike. The agency has been coming under increased attack and scrutiny by corporations and politicians that do not want the agency to do its job of protecting workers’ rights. Learn more about the NLRB and the real facts of the Boeing case. Read Kimberly Freeman Brown’s statement on the proposed NLRB rule.
 
Blog at Work
Actor James Cromwell, United Streetcar, and American Workers Inspire Us at Our Awards Celebration
June 21, 2011
The passion and purpose of the workers’ rights movement was on display at the 7th Annual American Rights at Work Awards Celebration. » Read more Attorney’s choice to organize underscores universal need for workplace protection
June 16, 2011
Unions have a role in every workplace, as all of America’s workers, from autoworkers to attorneys deserve fair pay and respect. » Read more The secret to Southwest’s success? Putting workers first
June 13, 2011
Strong labor-management partnerships have made Southwest Airlines, where 85% of workers are unionized, a model employer. » Read more Zombie candidates and fake eviction notices: Another week of far-right fraud
June 10, 2011
It’s been a banner week for far-right trickery in the upper Midwest. » Read more
 

What’s New

Creating Hourly Careers at Walmart 75people.jpg Rather than opportunities for professional growth, Walmart associates face wage caps, ever-changing schedules, expensive benefits, and an arbitrary discipline system. This new report exposes the barriers to career development at the country’s most powerful retailer, and makes the case for a new way of doing business.
Partnerships in Education
edreportcover75x75.jpg In American Rights at Work Education Fund’s new report, Partnerships in Education: How Labor-Management Collaboration Is Transforming Public Schools, we highlight strong labor-management partnerships between teachers’ unions and administrations that are transforming schools in communities from coast to coast. See the full report.  

Highlights

Lowering the Bar or Setting the Standard? Deutsche Telekom’s U.S. Labor Practices
Lowering the Bar or Setting the Standard This report exposes a systematic campaign to prevent employees from forming a union by T-Mobile USA and its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, which operates by a double standard for workers in Germany and in the United States.
Behind the Anti-Worker Agenda

Enter the Anti-Union NetworkEverywhere you look, far-right, anti-union special interest groups are attempting to steamroll their way over working families. Learn more about organizations are spending tens of millions of dollars to enact an agenda that would set us back by decades.